Lorraine Heller

Lorraine Heller

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Lorraine Heller

Do you have a question on child benefit?

We seem to have child benefit coming out of our ears (not literally of course, that would be nice…) The changes announced in George...
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Kiwi Pies and random national celebrations

Think of a random activity, a like or dislike, an everyday object or a simple action – chances are, there’ll be a day or...
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Pay-as-you go cleaners: the perfect solution?

Today, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to get a cleaner. Just the thought of it fills me with mixed...
Lorraine Heller

Why shopping makes more sense than exercise

One thing I hate is exercise. I’m sure my colleague Leo (MyFamilyClub’s fitness freak) would cough and splutter at the mere hint of someone...
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Snowflakes or snowdrops?

Last summer I had a few rants about how we never really had a proper summer. Now I’m taking it all back because the...
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A frumpy baby in a ski suit

It always seems to be harder to get out of bed in the winter. Over the past week (maybe it’s the sudden cold spell?)...
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Can an octopus open jars?

Had you been in the MyFamilyClub office this morning, you would have witnessed one of our regular random morning banters. Today, it was whether...
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Because my freezer’s worth it!

January has been a very special month for me. Not because it’s the start to a new year, nor because it’s been a kind...
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Discounted travel to the moon

Ask kids where they’d most like to go on holiday, and the answers you’ll get, according to a new survey, include the moon, Narnia...
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Friday 13th

I'm feeling rather lucky today. I am sure there are people around the country crossing their fingers, not stepping on cracks in the pavestones...
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Bad Santa Body Shames 9 Year Old Boy

It seems not all Santas' are created equal. A North Carolina boy was body shamed by Santa and told to lay off the hamburgers...

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Win a Year’s Subscription to Men’s Health TestKitClub Plus a £100 Boots Gift Card

We have teamed up with the awesome new  Men's Health start-up, TestKitClub to offer 5 lucky people the chance to Win a Year's Subscription...
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Win £100 Love2Shop Vouchers With Shepherds Friendly

What a great way to kick off the New Year with the chance to win £100 Love2Shop vouchers that can be used in hundreds...
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Win a Large Talking Thomas Soft Toy from Golden Bear!

We have 6 Thomas & Friends Large Talking Thomas toys from Golden Bear toy give away! Perfect for fans of the show, Large Talking...


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Sea Life Centre Offers 2017 – Save Up To 45% Online Deals

Looking for Sea Life Centre offers to treat the kids this year? We've got you covered. With a great mix of entertainment and education...
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Travel Review: The Perfect Camping Experience at Hillhead Caravan Club in Devon

Hillhead Caravan Club is a family Site with lots of activities for the whole family from splashing around in the outdoor heated swimming pool,...
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Travel Series: Top 5 Places To Stay in Cornwall

We love Cornwall and have so many happy memories of times spent there during childhood as do many parents as they recreate those happy...


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15 Ways to Make Your Salary Stretch Until January Payday

Many of us got paid a week early in time for Christmas, but it comes with a catch - we have to make that...
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New Years Saving Resolution: Saving For Your Future.

‘New Year, New You’ is a commonly heard phrase at this time of year. New Year’s resolutions usually involve pledging to give up alcoholic...

Pitfalls of Last Minute Shopping

There's just a week or so of shopping days left until Christmas and as you whizz around looking for those last-minute gifts and presents,...